Jangir-e-Lae

The Jangir-e-Lae was fought between the British troops and the people of Nagar at the place of Nilt from December 1 to 23, 1891 as part of the Hunza–Nagar Campaign.[3] The Tham (Chief) of that time Azur Khan was leading the combat. The British gained victory and control of Nagar after continuous combat of more than 20 days.[4] Where more than 100 people from Nagar lost their lives and 127 were imprisoned. On the British side, four British Officers and over 50 Dogra levies lost their lives.[5]

Jangir-e-Lae
Nilt forts.jpg
Nilt forts
Date1891
Location
Result British Indian Victory
Belligerents
Nagar  British Raj
Commanders and leaders
Azur Khan
Strength
Natives Military equipment
Casualties and losses
100 [1] 54 [2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Syed Yahya, Shah. Broshaal Ke Qabail. Gilgit: North News Agency.
  2. ^ Syed Yahya, Shah. Broshaal Ke Qabail. Gilgit: North News Agency.
  3. ^ Zulfiqar Ali, Khan; Farman Karim, Baig. "128th Anniversary of the Anglo-Burusho War". PAMIR TIMES.
  4. ^ Syed Yahya, Shah. Broshaal Ke Qabail. Gilgit: North News Agency.
  5. ^ Syed Yahya, Shah. Broshaal Ke Qabail. Gilgit: North News Agency.